Screener Squad: The Informer

The Informer Movie Review

THE INFORMER MOVIE REVIEW

Pete Koslow (Joel Kinnaman) is in a bit of a pickle. As an informant for the FBI, the ex-con is working to bring down the General, a dangerous Polish drug lord trying to take control of New York City. When his latest deal results in an undercover cop getting dead, Koslow finds himself a pawn between the FBI, the mob, and the NYC boys in blue. Based on the Swedish novel, “Three Seconds,” Koslow must find a way to escape the clutches of all those that swarm around him as he is betrayed at every turn. Our nefarious ne’er-do-wells, Mindy, Jenn, and Adrian, discuss whether this film deserves a place in the oversaturated prison thriller action genre, or whether you’d be better off watching a Liam Neeson movie instead. Either way, Common will be in it. Check out the review here.

 

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DIRECTED BY: Andrea Di Stefano

STARRING: Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Clive Owen, Common, Ana de Armas, Eugene Lipinski, Joanna Kaczyńska, Edwin de la Renta, Sam Spruell, Aylam Orian, Karma Meyer, Mateusz Kościukiewicz, Peter Parker Mensah, Arturo Castro, Abdul-Ahad Patel

 

YOUR REVIEWERS

 

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Having grown up in Nairobi, Kenya, and being very disappointed at the lack of riding elephants her cartoons had promised her, Mindy spends the majority of her time as a film, theater, and voice over actress in the Austin, Texas area. They still give her money for being on HBO that one time, with her name in the credits spelled wrong. A nerdy geek, this award-winning actress joined One of Us figuring she’d put her summa cum laude BFA acting degree to good use…by judging other people’s acting. In the few seconds she gets to herself, Mindy bakes for charity, knits eccentric plushies, plays original RPG’s with her gamemaster husband, and spends time with her soulmate, Batman.

 

Jennifer Lynn Larsen (Giganticast, Highly Suspect Reviews, Screener Squad)

Born near Seattle, WA, Jennifer has transplanted to Austin TX and is equal parts Roller Derby Girl, Cosplayer, Dungeon Master, Mothra Priestess, and game nerd. She writes the weekly Cosplay beat for Bell of Lost Souls under the name Mayhem’s Muse and travels the world competing in traditional Ground and Horseback archery tournaments with The Eastern Contingent. She comes to OneOfUs by way of Rage Select, where she is part of the dynamic duo “Team JRPG” with magical girl and fellow contributor Matt Frank. (So, SO much fangirling). Jennifer is known for her love of Dragonlance, classic JRPGS, and all things 1980s. She is a regular contributor to Giganticast and is currently diving through every Mothra project ever created. She just returned from her first appearance at G-Fest where she cosplayed as Miana of the Houtua.

Adrian El Critico (Screener Squad)

Though born and raised in Chicago, this film critic is Mexican to the bone. Adrian has been watching movies since he was a child, many of which might not have been age appropriate. Still, he couldn’t get enough. All throughout his life, friends and family would look to him for his recommendations and reviews on whatever films had come their way. Inspired earlier in life by the likes of Ebert and Roper at The Movies and then later Spill.com, Adrian decided film criticism and analysis provided a great outlet to further his love of film. He began to craft his reviews and thoughts on film in ways he thought would be accessible to devout film hounds as well as the casual viewer. Mixing in jokes, entertaining observations and robust critical analysis, Adrian El Critico may be new to OneOfUs, but he is already making a name for himself on our site. If Horror movies are your thing, get ready to hear his voice.

 

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